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If you are unable to attend a live webinar, you must cancel at least 48 hours before the event begins. You may transfer the funds from your registration to another event but refunds are not available unless requested 1 week prior to the start of the event.

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If you like learning independently and at your own convenience, we have recorded almost all of our core trainings and made them available in a self-study format. You can earn non-contact Continuing Education credits too!

Training Calendar

Creating a Virtual Play Therapy Room

Dates:

December 17th (SOLD OUT)

January 3rd (SOLD OUT)

January 12th (SOLD OUT)

January 24th (SOLD OUT)

February 7th (SOLD OUT)

March 18th (AVAILABLE)

March 28th (AVAILABLE)

 

*Private Sessions Available:

Inquire via email: fayeswettics@gmail.com

Times:

Sunday Sessions are from:

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Thursday Sessions are from:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST

 

Student Fee: $100

Professional Fee: $120

 

CEUs: 2 total

*This course counts as contact hours upon completion of a post-training quiz.

How can we use technology to recreate the warmth and safety of the play therapy room?
In this webinar, you will learn how to create a virtual play therapy room to use with your clients. We will start with the basics involved in setting up “rooms”, and then select items and activities for your play therapy room that facilitate a wide range of emotional and creative expression.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1) Apply the technical skills needed to set up a virtual play therapy room and utilize it effectively during live sessions with clients.
2) Create their own virtual play therapy room, which aligns with their therapeutic orientation and personal style.
3) Identify ways to individualize their virtual play therapy rooms to meet the needs of each client.

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Jennifer Johnson, LCSW, RPT-S is a play therapist in private practice in Brooklyn, NY. She has worked in the field of children’s mental health for over a decade, and was previously the Clinical Director of the largest preschool children’s day treatment program in NYC. She has extensive experience treating children with a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges, traumatic experiences, attachment difficulties, and developmental delays. Jennifer received her master's degree in social work from Columbia University in 2008, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Clark University in 2004.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

 

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Creating a Virtual Play Therapy Room

(Beginner Level Computer Skills Version)

Dates:

March 21st (AVAILABLE)

 

*Private Sessions Available:

Inquire via email: fayeswettics@gmail.com

Times:

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

 

Student Fee: $100

Professional Fee: $120

 

CEUs: 2 total

*This course counts as contact hours upon completion of a post-training quiz.

Beginner Level: This version of our Creating A Virtual Play Therapy Room workshop is intended for anyone with more limited computer skills who would benefit more from a slower pace. 

How can we use technology to recreate the warmth and safety of the play therapy room?
In this webinar, you will learn how to create a virtual play therapy room to use with your clients. We will start with the basics involved in setting up “rooms”, and then select items and activities for your play therapy room that facilitate a wide range of emotional and creative expression.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1) Apply the technical skills needed to set up a virtual play therapy room and utilize it effectively during live sessions with clients.
2) Create their own virtual play therapy room, which aligns with their therapeutic orientation and personal style.
3) Identify ways to individualize their virtual play therapy rooms to meet the needs of each client.

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Jennifer Johnson, LCSW, RPT-S is a play therapist in private practice in Brooklyn, NY. She has worked in the field of children’s mental health for over a decade, and was previously the Clinical Director of the largest preschool children’s day treatment program in NYC. She has extensive experience treating children with a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges, traumatic experiences, attachment difficulties, and developmental delays. Jennifer received her master's degree in social work from Columbia University in 2008, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Clark University in 2004.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

 

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Play Therapy Basic Training

Date:

March 15th & 16th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

(with 30-minute lunch breaks)

Student Fee:

$120/person/day

Professional Fee: $150/person/day

CEUs: 12 total (contact hours)

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT RPT-Master

Day 1 Description: 

Mental health and educational professionals who work with children can significantly
benefit from training in play therapy. The most basic skills in play therapy can improve rapport and subsequently relationships with children (professional AND personal). In this workshop participants will learn basic play therapy skills to engage children (from infancy through the elementary grades) in play therapy. Developmental and cultural issues relevant to this population will be addressed and many practical and dynamic interventions will be demonstrated.

Day 1 Objectives: 

By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:1) Identify three ways to use play therapy with children; 2) Replicate play therapy techniques suitable for children; 3) Use beginning play therapy skills to address the developmental and emotional needs of children 4) Accurately identify feelings in children 5) Explain the culture of childhood as it relates to Play Therapy, 6) Describe the play therapy approach with children.

 

Day 2 Description: 

Mental health and educational professionals who have attended Play Therapy Basic
Training 1 or have initial training in Child-Centered Play Therapy can significantly benefit from this seminar. In this workshop, participants will review play therapy to further their knowledge and skills. Advanced skills training through role-plays and practice exercises will be included to increase experience and knowledge of play therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect on their previous training and ask questions.

 

Day 2 Objectives:
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Describe the child-centered play therapy process and have first-hand experience through
authentic learning and practice, 2) Identify key themes that may present themselves in a child's play and understand their significance, 3) Develop strategies for approaching common play therapy issues 4) Describe how and why limits are set in play therapy, 5) Create a foundation for utilizing limiting setting in clinical practice of play therapy, 6) List what toys are appropriate in the therapeutic playroom.

Continuing Education:

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program. 

Play Therapy & Trauma

Date:

May 13th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

(with a 30-minute lunch break)

Student Fee: $100/person

Professional Fee: $150/person

CEUs: 4 total (contact hours)

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT RPT-Master

Children who have been sexually traumatized are often in need of our clinical services. Using the best elements of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches with these traumatized children allows for healing and repair of losses associated with sexual trauma like innocence, trust, and appropriate boundaries. In this course, participants learn about sexual development in children, the psychological markers of sexual trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy, including consulting with non-offending parents, dealing with the powerful impact of countertransference, and setting limits.

By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify sexualized play in play therapy.

2) Describe play therapy techniques suitable for children who have been traumatized sexually.

3) Practice limit-setting in play therapy.

4) Utilize skills to alleviate issues of countertransference.

Continuing Education:

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program. 

Play Therapy &  Sexual Trauma

Date:

May 14th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

(with a 30-minute lunch break)

Student Fee: $100/person

Professional Fee: $150/person

CEUs: 4 total (contact hours)

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT RPT-Master

This webinar focuses on using a prescriptive approach to play therapy, with the best of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches for children who have been traumatized. In this course, participants learn about the emotional, behavioral, and psychological markers of developmental trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy, including consulting with parents.


By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify post-traumatic play in play therapy.

2) Describe play therapy techniques suitable for children who have been traumatized.

3) Practice limit-setting skills in play therapy.

4) Describe skills for parent consultation.

Continuing Education:

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program. 

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Coming Soon in 2021

Open Play Therapy Supervision (February 18, 2021)

Play Therapy Basic Training (March 15-16, 2021)

Play Therapy & Trauma (May 13, 2021)

Play Therapy & Sexual Trauma (May 14, 2021)

 
 

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